The Miami Marlins designated right-hander Jacob Turner for assignment prior to Tuesday's series opener in Pittsburgh while recalling lefty Brian Flynn from Triple-A New Orleans.
Turner, who was out of options, may have seen his last action in a Marlins uniform Sunday afternoon. He gave up five runs on nine hits over four innings in a loss to the Cincinnati Reds.
The 23-year-old was 4-7 with a 5.97 ERA in 20 games (12 starts) this season. Over parts of four big-league seasons with the Detroit Tigers and Marlins, he went 9-21 with a 4.77 ERA.
Turner made one start this year before landing on the disabled list with a right shoulder strain. When he returned, Turner tossed eight more starts before going to the bullpen as a long reliever because of his struggles. After reshuffling the rotation, Turner started back-to-back outings in Atlanta and Houston, winning consecutive appearances for the first time in his career.
After a poor spring training in 2013, Turner began the year in the mino...